What does Jerusha mean?
Jerusha /jer-usha/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced je-ROO-shah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jerusha is "married, a possession".
Biblical: the wife of King Uzziah. Used by the Puritans and revived somewhat in the 19th century. Literary: James Michener used the name for the missionary heroine in his novel "Hawaii".
How popular is Jerusha?
Jerusha is an unusual first name for females. Jerusha is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jerusha for girls. Jerusha has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Jeressa. Like Jerusha, this name is not commonly used.